noun, plural ren·tiers [rahn-tyey]. /rɑ̃ˈtyeɪ/. French.
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Example sentences from the Web for rentier
Next, add the vices of a rentier state: laziness, irresponsibility, a sense of entitlement, and ignorance.It’s Not the USA that Made Libya the Disaster it is Today|Ann Marlowe|August 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But did you see in the paper that he was put down as rentier?Plays--First Series|August Strindberg
The one who has a perpetual income from bonds or rents is called a rentier.The Principles of Economics|Frank A. Fetter
My French friends wanted to talk of the "Psychology of the Rentier."War and the Future|H. G. Wells
He gives himself the name of Piquouique, rentier, English; and he appeals to his Ambassador.Old Friends|Andrew Lang
British Dictionary definitions for rentier
- a person whose income consists primarily of fixed unearned amounts, such as rent or bond interest
- (as modifier)the rentier class